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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SAT NOV 22 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

THIS HIGH SEAS FORECAST USES 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS WHICH MAY BE
HIGHER THAN 10-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS.

SECURITE

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC NOV 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 24N180E TO 22N170E TO 22N160E NEARLY
STATIONARY. E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT FROM FRONT TO 28N W OF 172E. E
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT W
OF 172E...AND WITHIN 150 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 177E AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N161W TO 24N169W TO 20N170E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 12N BETWEEN 170E AND 180E. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 26N BETWEEN 173W AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 22N159W TO 18N170W TO
18N180E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT E OF 167W...FROM 12N TO
TO 24N BETWEEN 167W AND 180E...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 24N.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT W OF FORECAST WATERS. WINDS 25 TO
35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 21N W OF 170E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 12N TO 21N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N171E TO 26N160E. WINDS 30 TO 40
KT WITHIN 390 NM E OF COLD FRONT N OF 27N W OF 168E. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 21N BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 21N BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 10N159W TO 03N162W MOVING W SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11N164W TO 04N166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING TROUGH FROM 10N169W TO 03N172W.

.E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N E OF 150W...AND FROM 11N
TO 18N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 20N E OF
146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 20N E OF 145W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N142W TO 26N168W MOVING S SLOWLY AND GRADUALLY ERODING
FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N178E TO 28N172W MOVING E 10 KT.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 22N W OF 177E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 07N TO 19N
E OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 19N E OF 153W...AND N OF 28N BETWEEN
165W AND 179W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 08N TO 18N BETWEEN 170W AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT N OF 11N W OF 169W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT N OF 09N E OF 169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 174E AND 165E.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT FROM 15N TO 21N BETWEEN 175W AND 173E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 10N E OF 170E...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 12N W OF 170E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 173E.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 08N155W...AND FROM 09N166W TO 05N180E.
NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ E OF 155W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ W OF 166W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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